Expert Speakers Include:

Raewyn Williams

Managing Director Research, Parametric

Ms. Williams is responsible for setting the Australian research agenda in Australia. Prior to joining Parametric, Raewyn was Director, After-Tax Investment Strategies at Russell Investments.

Stuart Hill

Head of Investment Operations, Local Government Super

Stuart has vast amount of experience as a Trade Processing Operations Manager and also in Project Management, in both a BA role and in having sole responsibility for Project orientation and completion. He has always sought to achieve and garner, varied amount of experience and knowledge in Financial Services.

Ben Hillier

Manager, Superannuation and Retirement Products, Sunsuper

Chris Drew

Investment Manager at Australian Catholic Superannuation

Passionate and motivated investor seeking to bring a degree of pragmatism to a complex field. Chris has develop his skills within a number of different superannuation funds within Australia where he had a broad exposure to investment markets; particularly equities. He is always seeking to learn and improve both professionally and personally and am looking forward to a long career in a great industry.

Ian Fryer

Head of Research at Chant West

Joe Nekic

Head of Client Finance Services, Link Group

Peter Gardner

Portfolio Manager, Plato Investment Management

Peter has a PhD from the University of New South Wales where his thesis topic was behaviour of Australian active investment managers. Peter also completed a Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of New South Wales, majoring in Finance and Actuarial Studies and receiving First Class Honours in Finance.

Kyle Ringrose

Principal, Athena IOC

Following retirement from full time work as Head of Investment Operations at QSuper Kyle is available for short term financial services consulting opportunities, particularly in the superannuation industry. Kyle is keen to help other organisations leverage his skills and experience.

Gordon Mackenzie

Senior Lecturer School of Taxation & Business Law, UNSW

Gordon is a senior lecturer in the School of Taxation & Business Law at UNSW. He specialises in the area of the tax treatment of superannuation funds.He is the convener of the Master of Tax (Tax and Financial Planning) and the Master of Applied Tax (Superannuation). He is also Director of the SMSF Specialization for ICAA and CPA.

Phil Beswick

Director - Tax governance & transformation, KPMG

Brian Hender

Head of Investment Research & Systems, Warakirri Asset Management

Damian Ryan

PARTNER, Tax at KPMG, Financial Services - Superannuation, Asset and Wealth Management, KPMG Australia

I am a tax partner in KPMG’s financial services asset and wealth management tax group, specialising in superannuation, funds management and property. I lead KPMG’s Funds Tax Practice in Sydney, Brisbane and Canberra.

Séamus Ó Concheanainn

Managing Director, CXi Software

I specialise in business advisory and strategic sourcing for funds management, investment administration, superannuation and trustee companies – as well as enterprise systems solution architecture, design and implementation. I am also focused on the development of optimal software solutions for investment management clients harnessing the latest in global technology.

Kathy Taylor-Hofmann

Head of Business Solutions, GBST

Brian Hender

Head of Investment Research & Systems, Warakirri Asset Management

Wendy Tse

Head of Tax, Magellan Financial Group

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